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12:00 AM 
Theater Talk  "In the Lower Depths with Barbra, plus On Broadway with Evans & Feldman"  Our guests are actor Michael Urie and playwright Jonathan Tolins of Buyer & Cellar, Tolins's new hit comedy at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, inspired by an unlikely subject, Barbra Streisand's lavish coffee table book, My Passion for Design. In this ingenious and original play, Urie gives a bravura solo performance as the out-of-work actor hired to maintain a private mall of shops Streisand has created for herself in the basement of her barn, containing her vast hoard of fabulous stuff. [P]

12:30 AM 
Closer to Truth  "What's Beyond Physics?"  Are there revolutionary discoveries yet to be made? Radical revelations and shocking secrets? Does physical reality go beyond what we know today? Far beyond?. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Think Vacation III"  Uncle Guillaume advises Mireille to spend her lottery money on memorable meals. Robert continues to have misunderstandings with salesmen, and he takes a hair-raising taxi ride. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Getting Away"  Hubert offers his little car and himself for the trip around France. After a lot of fast talking, Mireille persuades her friends Collette and Jean-Michel to come along, too. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Worlds Apart"  Changes in social order in first half of the nineteenth century. The wealthy class as an derivative of industrial success; contrast with the very poor. Emergence of the middle class. Concept of a leisure wife and the cult of domesticity. Portrait of life on the farm in the North in comparison with life on the Southern plantation. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Master and Slave"  Southern life and the differences in class and culture that arose. Plantations not all pillared mansions with hundreds of slaves. Life of poor white families. The slave family in agricultural and city settings. The contrast in living conditions; the harshness of slave laws. The rich culture built by slaves: religion, family, music and art. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. [P]

4:00 AM 
SciGirls  "Habitat Havoc"  Budding naturalist Lea and her SCIGIRLS pals investigate what the non-native Canary Island Palm does to San Diego habitats, comparing the palms to native trees. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "What Is Money?"  The Biz Kids say: "Show me the money!" Join us and you'll take a grand tour through the history of money from the days of bartering, through the first coins and currency, all the way to the electronic transfers of today. Watch as the Biz Kids put on cowboy boots and get a crash course in the art of negotiation and exchange at a high-energy cattle auction in Colorado. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Annie's Annuals - Preserving Heirlooms While Promoting the Environment"  Richmond, CA. - A few miles away from San Francisco sits a small wholesale/retail nursery called Annie's Annuals and Perennials. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Let The Rhinos Roll!"  The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Festival of the Seven Fishes/La Festa Dei Sette Pesci"  Mayor of Boston Thomas M. Menino and Mary Ann celebrate their Italian American heritage by preparing a Christmas Eve banquet called "The Feast of the Seven Fishes." Starting with baccala, then skillet fried shrimp, then tuna, smelts, swordfish, calamari and clams, the tradition continues, and so do their appetites!. [P]

6:30 AM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Pork Dishes"  [P]

7:00 AM 
Chesapeake Bay By Air [P]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, A Cottage in the Wood"  Kevin and Norm tour scenic Essex, Massachusetts, and roll up to the new project: a 1935 English-style cottage in the woods that homeowners John and Julie Corcoran hope to turn into an accessible in-law residence for aging parents. Architect Sally DeGan and Tom use a 3-D model to preview the plan for aging in place, and work begins. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Recycled Hardwood Projects"  [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The Great Outdoors"  [P]

9:30 AM 
Winemakers  "Blending Challenge"  The three finalists begin the process of making their wine. Given a dream list of potential blending components to make their wine, they will be judged by a team of super tasters (famous wine makers, sommeliers etc . [P]

10:00 AM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Working with Fabric"  Incorporating fabric into your knit and crochet is easier than you think and Maggie shows how to make add knitting to a fabric dress, designed by Joan McGowan-Michael. Ellen shows how to make an adorable fabric and crochet baby blanket by Carrie Carpenter. [P]

10:30 AM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 4"  Brighten glow, add rocks, under-paint large tree. In this segment, Jerry shows how to increase the brightness of the glow. [P]

11:00 AM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "On The Vine"  Beer may be the beverage served at a lot of American cook-outs, but much of the world's barbecue trail runs directly through regions famed for their wine. This show will focus on the important role vines and wines play in barbecue-the former as a wrapping and fuel; the latter as an ingredient in marinades and sauces. [P]

11:30 AM 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Meatless Grilling"  Steve prepares a vegetarian menu of flame-seared portobello mushrooms topped with cheese, ginger-studded grilled tofu and macaroni and cheese with fire-roasted onions. [G]

12:00 PM 
Great Conversations  "Stephen Breyer and Pete Williams"  Stephen Breyer (Supreme Court Justice, author of Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution) and Pete Williams (NBC News Justice Correspondent). [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Think Vacation III"  Uncle Guillaume advises Mireille to spend her lottery money on memorable meals. Robert continues to have misunderstandings with salesmen, and he takes a hair-raising taxi ride. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Getting Away"  Hubert offers his little car and himself for the trip around France. After a lot of fast talking, Mireille persuades her friends Collette and Jean-Michel to come along, too. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Worlds Apart"  Changes in social order in first half of the nineteenth century. The wealthy class as an derivative of industrial success; contrast with the very poor. Emergence of the middle class. Concept of a leisure wife and the cult of domesticity. Portrait of life on the farm in the North in comparison with life on the Southern plantation. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Master and Slave"  Southern life and the differences in class and culture that arose. Plantations not all pillared mansions with hundreds of slaves. Life of poor white families. The slave family in agricultural and city settings. The contrast in living conditions; the harshness of slave laws. The rich culture built by slaves: religion, family, music and art. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. [P]

4:00 PM 
SciGirls  "Habitat Havoc"  Budding naturalist Lea and her SCIGIRLS pals investigate what the non-native Canary Island Palm does to San Diego habitats, comparing the palms to native trees. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "What Is Money?"  The Biz Kids say: "Show me the money!" Join us and you'll take a grand tour through the history of money from the days of bartering, through the first coins and currency, all the way to the electronic transfers of today. Watch as the Biz Kids put on cowboy boots and get a crash course in the art of negotiation and exchange at a high-energy cattle auction in Colorado. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Out to Launch"  When Francine calls Hector a liar on a neighborhood billboard, The Electric Company has to work together to help clear Hector's name. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Ecohaven Ooze"  When Hacker discovers that the liquid ooze that feeds the animals of EcoHaven also gives him a super energy boost, he decides to drain the pond and take the ooze home. He builds a fort around the pond, so the CyberSquad must figure out a way to get in without being noticed. [P]

6:00 PM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Working with Fabric"  Incorporating fabric into your knit and crochet is easier than you think and Maggie shows how to make add knitting to a fabric dress, designed by Joan McGowan-Michael. Ellen shows how to make an adorable fabric and crochet baby blanket by Carrie Carpenter. [P]

6:30 PM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 4"  Brighten glow, add rocks, under-paint large tree. In this segment, Jerry shows how to increase the brightness of the glow. [P]

7:00 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Swimming Upstream"  Most people, including Joanne, absolutely adore salmon. She begins by nestling salmon rillete in endive, and then, with her student Jerry, bakes salmon in the ultimate symbol of love, a paper heart. [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Perfect Roast"  A beautifully cooked roast makes a grand centerpiece for any dinner. Martha shares three recipes - a rib roast, crown roast of pork, and stuffed turkey breast - each a lesson in key roasting techniques. [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, A Cottage in the Wood"  Kevin and Norm tour scenic Essex, Massachusetts, and roll up to the new project: a 1935 English-style cottage in the woods that homeowners John and Julie Corcoran hope to turn into an accessible in-law residence for aging parents. Architect Sally DeGan and Tom use a 3-D model to preview the plan for aging in place, and work begins. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Israel"  Rick visits Jerusalem, home to ancient holy sites of Jews, Christians, Muslims and Armenians. He also travels to the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Jericho and the desert mountain fortress of Masada. [G]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "Tasmania, Australia"  Joseph continues his Aussie adventure in Australia's island state -- Tasmania. From the capital of Hobart and its harbor, markets and elegant neighborhoods he heads out across the state and traces Tasmania's convict origins in the prisons of Port Arthur, hikes Cradle Mountain National Park, rides out the ups and downs of a fast paced eco-cruise along Tasman National Park's spectacular coastline and meets the devil -- the Tasmanian Devil, that is. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "From Coast to Coast: Three Favorite pastas in America"  [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Hearty Autumn Dinner"  [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "On the Road in San Antonio with Chef Johnny Hernandez"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "On The Vine"  Beer may be the beverage served at a lot of American cook-outs, but much of the world's barbecue trail runs directly through regions famed for their wine. This show will focus on the important role vines and wines play in barbecue-the former as a wrapping and fuel; the latter as an ingredient in marinades and sauces. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Israel"  Rick visits Jerusalem, home to ancient holy sites of Jews, Christians, Muslims and Armenians. He also travels to the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Jericho and the desert mountain fortress of Masada. [G]


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